Special flights over Taiwan to satisfy passengers' wanderlust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan International Airport (TIA) is in talks with airlines to work out plans for rolling out around-the-island air travel, and the nation's two major carriers, Eva ...

Australia to shut state border as Melbourne infections surge

Australian authorities were preparing to close the border between the country's two largest states, as the country's second-largest city, Melbourne, recorded two deaths and its highest-ever da...

Guam postpones border reopening to travelers from Taiwan, Japan, S. Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States territory of Guam said its plan to allow travelers from Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea starting July 1 has been postponed as a result of a recent spike i...

Taiwan not on list of safe countries as EU reopens next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has reportedly not been included on the list of safe countries determined by the European Union (EU), which is set to reopen borders next week and revive commerce a...

Taiwan to welcome return of first batch of international students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — University staff have been sent to welcome the arrival of the first batch of international students who had been denied entry into Taiwan for more than three months due to...

China, India hold military talks after deadly border clash

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and Indian military commanders have met for the first time since a confrontation in the Himalayas that left at least 20 soldiers dead. Both countries confirmed...

Taiwan may allow foreign travelers from island countries, not major cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) revealed Sunday (June 21) that health officials have begun discussions about possibly...

Taiwan declares Singapore eligible for business travel on June 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (June 17) announced that despite the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore, citizens ...

Emirates resumes Dubai-Taipei flights after 3-month suspension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Emirates Airline has resumed flights between Dubai and Taipei after three months of suspension and will operate the round-trip route three times a week starting Wednesday ...

Taiwan announces countries eligible for business travel starting June 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (June 17) announced the conditions under which business travelers can visit the country under its special ...

China cries foul after Taiwan donates anti-epidemic supplies to Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China recently issued a statement condemning the Solomon Islands' Malaita Province for receiving Taiwan's donation of anti-epidemic supplies last week and asked th...

CECC says flights between Taiwan and Vietnam to resume soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after Vietnam's government said it had placed Taiwan on its list of considered destinations for flights, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on W...

National Taiwan University calls for foreign students to be allowed entry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan's most prestigious universities has urged the government to lift restrictions on foreign students and expedite their entry into the country for better ta...

Taiwan not opening borders to travelers, yet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (June 4) said that although it is relaxing domestic travel restrictions on Sunday (June 7), it won't op...

Slovenia beefs up border police as migration surge expected

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia has sent some 1,000 additional police to the border with Croatia amid an expected surge in migration toward Western Europe with the easing of lockdown measures agai...